• Activity Assistant Calgary STP

    Job Locations CA-AB-Calgary
    Posted Date 7 days ago(1/10/2019 5:28 PM)
    Competition Number
    CC-60823-STP
    Department Name
    Rehabilitation
    Close Date
    1/17/2019
    Facility Name
    St.Teresa Place, Calgary
    FTE
    0.40
    Job Type
    Permanent, Part Time
    Affiliation
    Non-Management
    Hours Worked
    Weekend/ evenings
    Shift Rotation
    2-3 shifts / week
    Who can Apply
    Open to the public
  • Job Description

    Position Summary

    Reporting to the Resident Care Supervisor, through the promotion of resident choice and independence, the Activity Assistant fosters and maintains effective interactions and relationships with peers, supervisors, managers, residents, families, physicians, voulnteers  and community resource providers. The successful incumbent will plan, implement and deliver goal oriented programs and services designed to assist residents in achieving optimal levels of functioning in leisure experience and programming of their choice. An appreciation and understanding of volunteerism is essential in this role. 

    As a member of the care team, the Activity Assistant will act as an ambassador and role model in accordance with Covenant Care’s Mission, Vision, and Values.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum Grade 12 required
    • Current Recreation Therapy Assistant Certificate required; empasis on gerontolgy perferred
    • Minimum one (1) year in an assisted living/continuing care environment perferred
    • Standard First Aid & CPR training required
    • Current Food Safe certificate required
    • Previous experience providing recreation therapy to geriatric and physically challenged populations

    When Applying

    Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
    All employees new to Covenant Care must provide a criminal records check, including vulnerable sector search.
    Covenant Care is committed to an inclusive work environment and encourages all qualified individuals to apply.

    We thank you in advance for applying with Covenant Care.

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